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FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
quote health insurance and who liked it extraordinary disruption. so, it's been a catastrophe for healthcare and for the
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
quote plans. no -- in reference to healthcare. he also said that you have refused to answer the question of what benefits someone could have who doesn't have healthcare under obamacare so he specifically targets you. >> one of the things the american people have really learned firsthand here in the last few weeks the president has a very difficult time telling the truth. this is the guy who said if you have your insurance and you like it, you will get to keep it. we knew at the time that was not true. he knew at the time it was not true. and now his suggestion that we don't have an alternative. he knows is also not true. what we wouldn't have done is pass a 2700 page bill that takes a trillion dollars away from healthcare providers and costs -- and causes millions of americans to lose the healthcare plans that they have and like. we would have gone in a different direction. to use a medical met for instead of taken a meat action to the healthcare system we would have pulled out a scalpel and done interstate health insurance. small businesses, allow them to pool together in order to purchase
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
department to create a healthcare services master plan that would, for the first time in the history of the city here in san francisco and perhaps the first time in the country, be a comprehensive policy and that it will look at not only citywide but neighborhood by neighborhood and the master plan will help this board and other policy makers make smart informed decisions about critical healthcare decisions here in san francisco and a determination process so that future medical uses seeking to open and expand in san francisco must demonstrate that they are meeting the healthcare needs of san francisco i i can't know i this legislation is something that we worked on for a long time and we introduced it because we do believe that there is a connection between land use and healthcare and that often times we saw situations where healthcare decisions were land use decisions without understanding the healthcare positions of those and the process that we've followed in the last few years in implementing this master plan i think is an example of the fact that we in this city know how to wor
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 10:30am PST
francisco are extraordinary ly lucky to have a rich a array of healthcare in this city for example i might live next door to a dr.'s office but i might not be able to seek care there. next we know that the demand on healthcare resources are going to be pushed to the brink actually but in san francisco we're probably better prepared than many other municipalities because of the healthy san francisco program and other programs that have existed in the city for a long time. there are certain populations that have higher rates of health disparities in our city so hoping it will guide the right kind of health facilities to those that need them and we have a diverse population here and providers who have been providing care to our -- in terms of land use projects of a medical nature it looks like san francisco is on track to meet resident's evolving health needs. now i'll turn the presentation over to claudia florez planning department. >> i'm going to cover the recommendations components of the plan in which came out of the data analysis for which lori gave you the highlights. the recom
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
] [ buzzer ] >> so sorry, politicians, our healthcare is not a game. [ buzzer ] >> president of generation opportunity. he joins us. is that your ad? >> it is our ad. we're trying to let young people know that obamacare is a disaster. really they are finding out on their own. they are seeing the prices and how expensive it is. they are choosing to opt out of this big creepy intrusive em.lthcare plan that's not >> why do you care? >> i care because our generation is not doing so well right now. 16% unemployment rate. we are being asked to pay three times as much for our healthcare in order to subsidize an older sicker population's healthcare. >> do you want no healthcare for young people or did you think that the healthcare system needed reformed. >> we think young people should make the responsible system and buy healthcare. young people can find healthcare right now in the private market. 96% of uninsured young people do not have a chronic position. it's not hard for them to buy a really inexpensive healthcare plan. obamacare makes it way more expensive and paying huge deductib
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm PST
needed healthcare infrastructure and without creating negative land use consequences. consist see determinations first incentives this determination could apply to project on balance address the guidelines as being eligible for incentives. may be second the consist determination this would apply to those projects that positively impact health or healthcare access but don't specifically address the recommendation that identify eligible for incentives and lastly inconsist determination could apply to projects that do not positively address the guidelines and conversion ly projects that adverse ly effect access to healthcare may also receive this inconsist determination these determinations will be based on a balanced assessment of the project as a whole and will be made by the department of public health staff. dph will forward the recommendation back to the planning department where we will post the recommendation on our website for 15 days as lori mentioned we're now at the end of a 3 year plus planning process and excited to move this plan to the board for final approval and this
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 1:30am PST
week's other been on the economy, good news on the jobs front today, a healthcare website that and theinally working struggles that continue away capital.nation's starting with the jobs report, are we seeing the long-awaited recovery everyone is talking about or what, david? >> i think the economy is moving in the right direction, moving slowly but in the right direction. we've had two months with over 200,000 jobs added, the unemployment rate is as low as it's been in the last five years month wasring this across the economy -- manufacturing, construction, it's aate and local so good sign but it's important to remember there's still a lot of people out of work. than one third of the unemployed have been out of work for six months or more and hard time getting hired. gwen: that's one piece of today's news. week's newsof this is about the healthcare act. at the white house today, they are linking the good economic with the finally good news about the healthcare act. is there a connection between rebound in the economy and the healthcare act? >> the link is tha this law all thetually
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
companies and hospitals and healthcare in general are really over the top >> reporter: some even say they paying. >> if you were going to get one stitch, would you pay $500 tore stitch yourself? >> i would try to stitch myself. shocking. >> i am not surprised. there is a thing in america about like having competitiveness and an open capitalization. >>> the disparity in costs on this map represent the same procedures in different hospitals. some well a gap of over $90,000. >> you can go to one hospital, get a procedure that costs $7,000. you can go to another hospital, exact same procedure, $100,000. >> you can go to europe or asia and get it for a third of that. >> patients here at the nyu medical center will pay the high cost of treatment and services look so many other americans but what they want to know is: what exactly are they paying for? >> some hospital administrators say the cost is due to highly trained professionals available at all times, upgraded equipment and building standards that meet expectations. >> i think that there shutted be more oversight probably in terms
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:30am EST
still hopes to see 7 million americans enrolled for healthcare by next spring. >> joining us now is kevin, ceo of access health connecticut, the state of connecticut's healthcare exchange. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> well, i would like to start by asking about how your state exchange interacted with the federal government site. what we're coming to call the back end. what exactly goes on there, and why does it have to work for connecticut's own effort to work? >> well, essentially what occurs after enrollment the application files are submitted to both sms treasury and the insurance companies. so that the insurance companies can begin to process eligibility and issue i.d. cards and welcome packets and make sure that the individuals are enrolled in their system so that coverage can be obtained. and also to the treasury department so that any appropriate tax credits can be submitted to the insurance company for appropriate information. >> so that interaction between the federal and your state had to work in order for people to make a successful purchase, is that right?
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
latest push for his signature healthcare law. a reboot of sorts after weeks and weeks of really bad p.r. the president pumped up what he called obamacare successes. he spoke at the white house part of it live here on fox news channel, surrounded by people he says are benefiting from the new law. his aides say it's an effort to move past the problems with the enrollment web site which the feds say they have dramatically improved. the white house says around a million people visited healthcare.gov just yesterday, and if the vast majority did not have any problems. the president says that is proof the law is now working. >> after just the first month, despite all the problems in the roll-out, half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through market places and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. we know that. half a million people. >> and as the president tries to move focus from the web site itself and back to the basic office the healthcare law, republican leaders are doing the same, and attacking the law itself. >> it's n
FOX News
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
republican conference in the house really want to help people with their healthcare. and, unfortunately, we know that obamacare is just not ever going to get there the web site is just the beginning because, underneath it all, is a flawed law that really is not going to give people the kind of healthcare that they want at the prices that theyn a. >> see, here is what i don't get, last night i listed three programs that were suggested by republicans. they may not be good programs. may be programs. certainly were alternatives and certainly were choices. yet, the president, i can't figure out if he doesn't know about them or dismissive. i can't goia figure out why he says you don't have any. they may be dumb but i don't know why he says you don't have any. >> attitude. the only thing we can do is obama care. all the while obamacare is crumbling. what we are seeing is people just are shocked first of all that they can't keep their plan that they were promised that they could. they are shocked at the premium increases. wait until the deductibles start to hit in january. so we have got a very
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm EST
>>> president obama defending his healthcare site again. he said he will come pain for it until december 23rdrd. >> that's the deadline to sign up for insurance coverage. >>> overseas, vice president joe biden is in asia trying to ease tensions between japan and china. countries are fighting over a group of islands. in tokyo today, biden said the u.s. stands with japan. those are the headlines at this ho hour. i am john siegenthaler seeing. consider th "consider this" with antone i don't mora is next. you can always get the latest news on acceljazeera.com. we will see you at 11:00 o'clock. >> can getting stitches put you in the poor house? medical costs have skyrocketed with sometimes absurd results. $500 per stitch? consider this: how do hospitals get away with it? th will it get better or worse with obamacare? also, an al jazeera exclusive brings new questions to light over iran's influentialing program. plus the energy drink business is exploding with little regulation. we will hear from a doctor whose new study is adding to growing concerns about the drinks' safety. >>> can you live your li
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
but that there are millions more who stand to be helped. >> the president's healthcare law continues to wreak havoc on american families, small businesses, and our economy. >> you got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but, we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> so does the pr obamacare have any shot of working pat buchanon joins us. >> good to see you, greta. >> somebody is really wrong. republicans, democrats have very different views of this law. >> what the president did was make the best case he could. there are individuals who have dreadful problems and medical conditions who have already been helped and their bills have been paid that otherwise would have bankrupted them. that's one case he made antidote after antidote, after antidote maybe four or five of them. secondly he says the republicans simply want to repeal this. they don't have any plan of their own. in a narrow sense that's ineffective little argument. trouble is in a macrosense obamacare is a debacle from beginning to end not only the web sites but what's happening at the far end with the insuranc
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
be able to escape poverty because she lacks the healthcare. it should offend all of us and compel us to action. we are a better country than this. let me repeat. the combined trend of increased inequality and decreasing mobility pose a fundamental threat to the american dream, our way of life, and what we stand for around the globe. >> and the president also renewed his call to raise the minute page to $9 an hour. that was his proposal at the state of the union. many localities and states are getting ready to hike is well above. we talked about the relaunch, the pr offensive that the president is ranching. now that he knows all the healthcare has been rolled out behind him, he will be speaking to youth, the so-called invincibles the you group needed to make the law a success. >> mike viqueira, thank you. the president is about to speak to a summit to sell the affordable care act. it will be a panel discussion in which young people around the country can ask questions about obamacare. >>> 911 called made inside sandy hook elementary school to police on the day of that fatal shootin
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
president went on the offensive saying that the affordable healthcare law is now up and ready. >> despite all the problems in the rollout, about half a million people across the country are poised to gain healthcare coverage through marketplaces and medicaid beginning on january 1st. some for the very first time. >> then the president read some testimonials about how good obamacare is for the folks. and listed improvements he believes the new law will bring. then mr. obama addressed his critics. >> we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. [ applause ] >> i want everybody -- you still think this law is a bad idea. you have got to tell us specifically what you would do to cut costs, cover more people, make insurance more secure. you can't just say that the system was working with 41 million people without health insurance. >> now as football people know the best defense is a good offense. that's what the president was doing today. challenging his opponents to come up with a better system. from the beginning of the healthcare debate talking points suggested that congress
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> the university of notre dame over the healthcare law's mandate to cover birth control for students and employees. school officials went to court today arguing they are being forced to violate roman catholic teachings, a federal judge dismissed a similar suit last year, saying the it was not yet facing imminent penalties under the law. >> a federal judge has cleared the city of detroit to proceed with its bankruptcy filing and shed up to $18 billion in debt. it's the largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history. the judge turned aside challenges from unions, pension funds and retirees who stand to have benefits cut. later, retiring mayor dave bing called for all parties to work together. >> we have got to start changing the conversation and we can't think that bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us. it can help us now because it will allow us once again to deal with the things that should have been dealt with over the last 20 or 30 years. the city cannot go forward with the kind of debt and liabilities that we have on our balance sheet. >> >> ifill: detroit's emergency
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
you sort through california's healthcare coverage. experts are taking your calls about "covered california." our phone lines are open now, 888-5-helps-u. ,, camera but two.. rummanging camera but two.. rummanging through a home in fremont. he broke int >>> the brazen burglar was caught clearly on not one camera but two rummaging through a home in fremont. he broke into the house on eggers drive sometime on saturday and stole nearly $2,000 worth of stuff. a pair of home security cameras catching him in the act. the pictures are clear. fremont police hope somebody recognizes the guy and calls him. you can take another look at the video on our website, kpix.com. click on "news." [ screaming ] >>> milpitas police want to know who that woman is and whether she is okay. she was trying to get on this ac transit bus on calaveras boulevard. it was about 6 p.m. last night when that man pulled her away. the bus driver called 911. but police didn't find the two. it's unclear whether they know each other. police hope somebody recognizes them from this video and can fill them in. >>> prosecut
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
master plan was there a look at with technology change how that's impacting our healthcare service delivery system? >> sure. the health systems assessment and embedded in that assessment you will find a section on technology and there's a couple of different ways this is going to impact going forward. under affordable care act providers need to be using electronic records so providers can easily share information across jurisdictions a as appropriate so that's one change that's certainly going to be happening and in addition to that so for example remote appointments with providers if you are not able to get there whether it's web based or phone based or something like that and to be honest i don't know about plans for current plans for expansion but that's something we address in the plan and seen as a promising opportunity really to increase access to vulnerable populations to make sure they get the care they need. >> great. colleagues any other questions? i think that there's so much information here i think it's just really impress ive and incredible and i want to thank you for
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
this morning. we see the headlines and everything going wrong in healthcare. but sometimes we forget that there are some things that actually are going okay. there are things this committee and previous congresses have worked on, and that's one of the things we are going to be discussing this morning. sometimes we are so busy triaged and that we don't allow ourselves the luxury of things working as intended. my opinion is medicare advantage is working, and it's important to hold hearings like this to learn from those successes and see where we can build upon those successes and where the potential threats that are undermining the benefits and services that now over 25% of seniors are experiencing and how those might be threatened. medicare advantage allows integrated care coordination to community font to bring in for medicare. athe plans are lower in cost. they are bringing management to the care coordination to patients lives and encouraging wellness activities and actually using physicians to the maximum ability of their license rather than always referring to a specialist. there
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
the states. so i don't believe in all the public-funded, you know, healthcare and, because who is going to pay for it? we can't afford it what you guys are doing down there i can't get my head around it. it it's costing a fortune. i don't know where you are going to find the money except for the taxpayers' pockets. i think people are taxed to death. you know, i don't mind two tier healthcare if you like healthcare you pay for it i understand that. but, you know, and we have general healthcare up here or old hip we call it. but, it's going to cost a fortune for you guys to put in this obamacare. i don't see how the people are going to be able to afford it, to tell you the truth. >> mayor ford was invited to the radio show that talk about sports. urgent warning to computer users around the world. more than two million facebook, google and twitter pass words have been stolen. in response to the giant hacking. online networks have disabled the effective pass words and that's tonight's speed read. >>> and now why do the democrats keep telling us things they know aren't true? >> remembe
CNBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
just that, combining holidays with healthcare. this uninsured louisiana man had a complicated quintuple bypass. this woman from bend, oregon, a bit of an eye lift. >> it was just beyond my expectations. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm steve kroft. in this episode, we'll look at people who market medical procedures as business ventures, everything from anti-aging treatments to a protocol that claims to end addiction. we'll begin with doctors and pharmacists who are catering to the 78 million aging baby boomers who want to slow that aging process down or to even turn back the clock. the treatments usually include doses of the same performance-enhancing drugs that are now banned by most professional sports-- things like testosterone, dhea, and human growth hormone. as we first reported in 2006, all of this his highly controversial and possibly even illegal, but that's not stopping thousands of doctors from taking up the practice or patients from seeking them out. this is the temple of anti-aging medicine, the cenegenics medical institute of las vegas, nevada. >> let's take
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
back our entire economy? you bet. fixing the broken healthcare system has been a labor of love. it is personal for him, as it is for many of you. he knows for each and every american, getting it right, it's about making people's lives better. while i'm here, let me spend time describing how the law does these two key things, providing security and improving our economy. i will talk about how we're doing all we can to implement the law the right way fairly and flexibly. that includes learning from our experiences with healthcare.gov. the affordable care act fixes n/a the most harmful in wasteful -- many of the most harmful in wasteful aspects of the system here to for. people who already have healthcare coverage before, let me give you a few statistics. thanks to the affordable care act, 105 million americans including women are paying less for preventative care. we are investing in keeping people healthy rather than treating them when they are sick. 105 million americans are no longer subjected to lifetime limits on their coverage. up to 129 million americans including 17 million kids
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
health care holding back our entire economy? you bet. fixing the broken healthcare system has been a labor of love. it is personal for him, as it is for many of you. he knows for each and every american, getting it right, it's about making people's lives better. while i'm here, let me spend time describing how the law does these two key things, providing security and improving our economy. i will talk about how we're doing all we can to implement the law the right way fairly and flexibly. that includes learning from our experiences with healthcare.gov. the affordable care act fixes n/a the most harmful in wasteful -- many of the most harmful in wasteful aspects of the system here to for. people who already have healthcare coverage before, let me give you a few statistics. thanks to the affordable care act, 105 million americans including women are paying less for preventative care. we are investing in keeping people healthy rather than treating them when they are sick. 105 million americans are no longer subjected to lifetime limits on their coverage. up to 129 million americans incl
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
people and injured more than 60. the obama administration said it's revamped healthcare website is running for smoothly. it claims the site is 90% fixed but users are still reporting problems getting coverage or in some cases just logging on to the site. >>> pro tessers in thailand have taken over several government buildings as they try to force the country's prime minister to step down. a prominent oppositional leader has been telling followers to storm buildings. three people have died in the protest over the last several days, vice president joe biden has arrived in asia for a week-long trip. the visit is expected to be dominated by dispute over islands in the chain seas. chip niece scare defense zone over islands claimed by both countries. biden will visit china and south korea. and those are the headlines at this hour. i'm tony harris in new york city. "real money" is up next with david shuster in for ali velshi. >> a retail report card on black friday weekend and cyber monday, what the numbers say about holiday sales, american consumers and the economy. plus a look at the he
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
many american doctors are not going to get involved with the affordable healthcare act. as talking points has said from the beginning of this controversy, it will be the doctors who will make or break obamacare. no doubt most americans will pay more for health insurance if the care was elevated that might be acceptable. if doctors are not available the whole thing will collapse. you know what? nothing president obama can do about that he can't force doctors into the obamacare program. until america's leader is in a tight spot. he knows it you know it right now his only solace may be up in the air. that's the memo. now for the top story tonight, reaction. joining us from new orleans, democrat james carville, do you agree that the doctor thing will make or break the new law. >> if you don't have enough doctors, that will. it's not a problem in massachusetts where law is essentially the same as the national law. and, you know, since medicare started, saying well we are going to opted out of medicare. won't take medicare patients and medicare is one of the most popular programs we have
CNBC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
healthcare is among the costliest are protected by federal law. but thousands of companies and countless municipal governments and police departments refuse to hire smokers, and some require affidavits and even use lie detector tests to enforce the policy. bosses like howard weyers will not pay for what they see as other people's bad habits. >> the biggest frustration in the workplace is the cost of healthcare. medical plans weren't established to pay for unhealthy lifestyles. >> how much does it cost you? how much of the smokers that you once employed here cost you? >> i never really measured them. >> so it may not have cost you a dime? >> well, it may not, but i don't know what's gonna happen five years from now with that person who's smoking. that's what i don't want to wait for. >> this former college football coach works out five times a week and wants his employees to share his values. at weyco, howard rules. >> i've set the policy. i'm not gonna bend from the policy. >> but it strikes me as a kind of intolerant attitude to the habits, foibles, eccentricities of other people. >> ri
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
child may never be age to escape that poverty because she lacks decent education, healthcare, o that should offend all of us and it should hell us to action. we are a better country than this. let me repeat. the combined trends of increase inequality and decreasing mobility poses a fundamental threat of our american dream, our way of life. >> here to discuss the inequality and prospect of a minimum wage hike, louis from cornell, do you accept the president's argument that income and equality are jeopardized? in. it's a tremendous difference from the experiences that we had from post-war period. it's the fundamental challenge for our society. not in terms of making sure every american who has a job earns enough to live but for those at the top. all that money piling at the top has nowhere to be invested. this is the challenge, the challenge of investment that doesn't just produce profit for the few but jobs for the many. >> stagnating income. the past 40 years, how does that track with the decline of influence with the labor movement in this country? >> it's exactly the same. we see t
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am PST
healthcare on the revamped obamacare web site that's a drop in the bucket compared to the millions who have had their plans canceled. as the deadline to sign up is getting closer the web site still has major flaws. elizabeth prann has the latest for us. >> during one hearing yesterday we unearthed more immediate and long-term challenges that americans face in finding affordable healthcare coverage. those who testified say the administration's proposal to allow people to keep their existing coverage this won't work. states like washington and others are giving orders to allow folks back on old healthcare plans they argue it creates uncertainty and destructi destruction -- disruption. >> access to 50 percent of the number of specialists they offer in their older plans that are being canceled. it will be harder to get access to a doctor and probably hard to get access to the doctors you used to go see. >> the same day the president pushed a message in direct contradiction at a white house youth summit he pleaded with young supporters touting the benefits of coverage. >> i am going to need
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> what could be the future of healthcare in america. keep it here. tÑ >> the industry's leader at the height of the tech boom. until a little company called oogle came along and search capabilities on it were so good that it became a verb. in aa hoo's 95% gain in share price this year has more than investors turning their head. heading up silicon valley on a monthly basis. it doesn't hurt that she knows yahoo's ceo well, and mariesa is central to the story. 95% increase in the stock over the last year. how much of this has to do with the new boss? >> some people think it's all here. there has been profile after pro tile. it's at about the ceo that every hands to seeveryone wants to se. there is a company called alibaba, it's a big company and a business story for tech reporters. this will be a huge ideal in 2014. probably one of the most expected ceo tech reporters lik. >> are we thinking that yahoo has been acquiring other countries. alibaba is going to be a big money maker. and engineers, who are like marisa. >> you know, i have known marisa for so long. she is the engineer's engine
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
improvement in the healthcare website. as tara mergener reports, there are still plenty of challenges ahead. >> reporter: the frantic work to fix the government's healthcare website is starting to pay off. president obama's technology troubleshooters say healthcare.gov can now handle 50,000 users at that time a time, or up to 800,000 each day. advisor jeffrey zion said the site now works most of the time for most users. >> we executed hundreds of software fixes, and hardware upgrades. and the site is now stable and operating at its intended capacity, with greatly improved performance. >> reporter: the department of health and human services said system failures have fallen from 6% in october to less than 1%. and responses have declined from 8 minutes to less than one. the obama administration had promised the fixes by this past weekend. congress is watching closely, because the success or failure of healthcare reform is expected to be a critical factor in next year's midterm elections. already the botched rollout has put enrollment rates far below white house targets. consu
Comedy Central
Dec 3, 2013 7:30pm PST
is not capable of running the healthcare system, but we should root for is private, safer opportunities to improve the healthcare delivery to make health insurance more affordable. >> jon:. >> forget about obamacare if we can let the private sector run rampant in medical care, my gosh, you would be able to buy the equivalent of an iphone like you can now for $29. >> jon: where do you get your phone? i am sure the only way you can get the iphone equivalent for 29 bucks if you go to china town and snatch up a snapple y phone, which you can use to play all the top games, your irritated birds, your candy crunch, it is not even candy, that is lo zenk. >> my personal, lozenge. >> my favorite, root ninja. >> it catches the excitement of packing away at a root, because they are harder to -- cut. >> if you want to efficiently provide a product to millions of americans at once, the right thing in the private sector is the only way, government can't get it done, didn't we see an example of the private sector at work just this past week. >> pull out your credit cards black friday is h
CBS
Dec 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
, two in serious condition. >> the nation's troubled healthcare web site was supposed to be up and running for the vast majority of users today, administration has issued its progress reports and major garrett is at the white house with details tonight. major. >> jeff, two months late the white house says obamacare federal web site healthcare.gov will work for most people most of the time, but this promise like others attached to the healthcare law comes with a catch. >> the department of health and human services says it is one sluggish and sickly healthcare web site can handle 50,000 users simultaneously, up to 800,000 a day. it has fewer glitches and maddening software dead ends. the administration's web site rescue consultant jeff tremendous zients told reporters on a conference call engineers have fixed more than 400 bugs in the past month, 300 in the past three weeks. >> we have a much more stable system that is reliably open for business, and that is important, because at the end of the day, we need high system up time so consumers are able to use the system to seek informat
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
-care, the federal healthcare law, he says that's one of the other priorities that and getting the economy going less so than working on the unemployment benefit issue. >> and torment, the labor department releases the november employment numbers. stick with al jazeera america for full coverage of that important report. some fast food workers are striking in more than 100 cities. they are demanding an increase in the minimum wage, and pushing to make it easier to unionize. many are asking for $15 an hour. that's nearly twice as much as the average worker earned. raising the minimum wage will not hurt jobs. fast food chains already have a wage increase would drive up the prices. that is by far the hirest in the country. tonya mosley is in washington state with more on how families struggle to get by on low pay. >> it's 22:00, and maya molina's five hour shift at kfc is over. she is off to pick up her youngest son to day care before heading home. and with no time to take off her uniform, maya heads to the kitchen to make a snack and help her two older children with home work. >> they
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
that they need. doctors are on healthcare's front lines. for many years we've heard them steering clear from family practices to earn more as specialist. the median pay for a family physician $123,000. in 2004, $131,000. and in 2011, $165,000. ceos are the only ones on that list who do not wheele wield sc. the average doctor's sallies is $165,000. is that fair? boy, i should have thought that through. tell me what you think by tweeting by. and no, i'm not here to tell what you fair is. doctors are under great pressure from the insurance companies and government to lower costs and become more efficient. that's why physicians are worried about what obamacare means to them. as enrollment ramps up and educated expanded problems are looming for millions of people getting covered. doctors may not take their insurance. we found out why. >> if you like your doctor you can keep your doctor so long as your doctor keeps you. the new health law has many physicians wondering if they'll be able to keep their self-insured patients or accept new one who is are insured through the exchange or medi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 3:30am EST
roll out, the white house is aggressively reselling the affordable healthcare again. he aimed at explaining why the affordable care act was enacted and why people should be encouraged to sign up. >> right now what that law is doing, yes, you agree with me. right now what this law is doing is helping folks, and we're just getting started with the exchanges. just getting started with the marketplaces. we're not going to walk away from them. if i got to fight another three years to make sure this law works, then that's what i do. >> the website is still the visible part of obamacare. while it seems to be working better that's only part of the battle. to make the exchanges work the president will need the young and healthy to sign up. if they don't enroll premiums could skyrocket. mike viqueira from the white house, tell us about the strategy of the next three weeks. what is the president trying to accomplish? >> he's trying to refocus attention from the bad on to the good. the white house feels largely that the problems of the website has been fixed. you saw the president in the bri
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
dive into our current caseload, and saying, which people are getting medical and getting healthcare benefits that are not accessing cal fresh but have income levels that would qualify them for cal fresh? >> and taking a look at the department of aging and adult services, or doss and saying, which seniors, who are getting benefits or accessing services where there is ihss or meals or other types of services, which of these seniors that we can reach out to? and working with our colleagues, at the cool district, and saying, you know, we have got the kids at the school district who are direct certified because they are getting cal fresh, but there is a bunch more kids at the school district, who their parents or guardians are applying for free meals. so we really need to take this kind of, comprehensive look, use some business intelligence, and some data, to kind of inform, them, where are the people, and then, where are the best ways, is it a bus advertising? and about cal fresh? is it promoting my benefits cal wynn more broadly, is it going to community-based organizations to churches
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
span in young folks? try no attention span. try to tell them to be patient on the healthcare site. they are so out of sight. [ male announcer ] did you know that if you wear a partial, you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. i dbefore i dosearch any projects on my home. i love my contractor, and i am so thankful to angie's list for bringing us together. find out why more than two million members count on angie's list. angie's list -- reviews you can trust. [ male announcer ] how could switchgrass in argentina, change engineering in dubai, aluminum production in south africa, and the aerospace industry in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment informatio risks
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